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BRITISH COLUMBIA - North Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 85

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Date: Thursday, 22 December 2016, at 10:06 p.m.


On Saturday, February 21, 2004, Frank passed away peacefully, surrounded by love. Predeceased by his precious daughter, Donna, and brothers Walter and Mike, Frank is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Mary, sons Ted (Joan), Jeff (Cathy) and much loved grandchildren, Jennifer, Kristen, Danielle and Brian. Born October 7, 1912 in Poland. Frank came to Canada with his family in 1928. He lived and worked in Winnipeg before moving to Tsawwassen in 1991. His pastimes included walking, playing cribbage, and lifting weights at age 88. He had a special talent for connecting with people. Frank was fiercely proud and loving of his family, and will be greatly missed. Many thanks to the dedicated staff at Delta Hospital for their compassionate care. A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, March 10, 2004 at 1:00 PM at Ladner United Church, 4960-48th Ave., Ladner. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and the Yukon or to a charity of your choice in memory of Frank.

PEAT - Thomas David F/L. R.C.A.F. Retired, age 86.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who was born in Asquith, Saskatchewan on Jan. 12, 1918 to David Peat and Alice Mather. He passed away suddenly on Feb 23, 2004 at Lions Gate Hospital. Tom leaves behind his loving wife of 58 plus years, Dorothy (Berrington), daughters Barbara Glaspey (Danny), Julie Johnston (Bill), son David (Roby) and daughter-in-law Valorie; his 7 grandchildren, Michael Vargas (Cheryl), Elisha Legault (Travis), Anita, Derek and Tara Peat, Scott and Christie Johnston, new twin great-granddaughters, Daycie and Kaylee Legault, his brother-in-law, Bill Berrington (Betty) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father and mother, and 5 sisters, Lorena Heath, Nell Thomas, Dorothy Forsyth, Betty and Bea Peat. Tom was a proud member of the RCAF. During the war he was a Flying Instructor, and during peacetime, was with 419 AWF Sqn. In Germany, he was O.C. of Wing Instrument Flight at No. 3 Wing, and then an Air Traffic Controller . He retired in 1964 and moved to Flesherton Ontario, where he worked as Business Administrator for the Flesherton District School Board, and later as Superintendent of Special Services when the Grey County Board of Education was formed. Tom loved nothing more than spending time with his family and regaling us with stories and poems and songs of his childhood growing up farming on the prairies during the Depression and the trials of being the only male in a house with 5 sisters. He was a tower of strength to his family and his indomitable spirit especially through the last few years of his life when he faced serious medical problems is an inspiration to us all. As children, even now, we always knew we could turn to him and ' Daddy could fix anything'. Tom was proud of his family, faithful to his friends, and will always be remembered as a man of integrity, honesty, and a true gentleman. He will be greatly missed by his family who adored him. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 6th at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. George's Ave., North Vancouver, at 2:00 p.m. SPECIAL THANKS TO DR. E. KROLL AND REV. MARIANNA HARRIS. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the CNIB, The Heart Assoc., or the Cancer Fund. Hollyburn Funeral Home 604-922-1221

SYKES - Shirley Anne (nee Young)

born in Brandon, Manitoba in 1937, passed away on February 20, 2004. Survived by her husband Russ, son John, daughter Roberta Ridd (John), granddaughter Grace, and by her sister Margaret Borotsik (Ron), many relatives and friends. Shirley graduated from St. Michael's Academy (Brandon) and obtained her B.A/B.Ed degrees from Brandon University. In her final year at University, Shirley won an Honours Society Award for leadership. Shirley was a teacher (grade 5) and Vice- Principal in Winnipeg before moving to Vancouver in 1972. Shirley was a "good friend" - loyal and true. She pursued an active lifestyle - enjoying swimming, tennis, badminton and skating, as well as reading and birdwatching (a member of Hollyburn Country Club since 1972). Shirley dedicated herself to her family and friends, and is deeply loved by them. A Memorial Service to celebrate Shirley's life will be held at Boal Chapel (1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, BC) on Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 2:00 p.m., with refreshments after the service. Please no flowers but, at Shirley's request, any small donation to the Wild Bird Trust of BC (124-1489 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC V7T 1B8) or the Salvation Army would be appreciated.

WOODHALL - Elaine Isabelle

Born in Arrowwood, Alberta on February 23, 1923. Passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver on Tuesday February 24, 2004. Survived by her loving husband Ernest; children, Lynda, Raymond and Christine; grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Jacqueline and Louise and her brother Eldon. Lovingly remembered by her family and friends. A memorial service will be held at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Service, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver on Tuesday March 2, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chemotherapy Unit, c/o Lions Gate Hospital.

(1925 - 2005)

On November 9, 2005, Cornelis peacefully passed on at Crossroads Hospice Society with his long time friend, Karen by his side. Born on April 2, 1925 in Leiden, Holland, he immigrated to Canada in 1952 after proudly serving in the Dutch army. He lived his life as a chauffeur and truck driver. He is predeceased by his beloved wife and mother of his children, Grietje Mol. He is survived by his three children, brother, Jo and sister, Annie who reside in Holland. Cor's last wish was a hope that he could make a difference and help find a cure for the cancer that took him from us. He has fulfilled this wish by donating his remains to UBC research. He can now move on and find peace in the afterlife. There will be no memorial service at his request. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to The Crossroads Hospice Society at 101 Noons Creek Rd in Port Moody. We would like to extend a warm thank you to all the loving and caring staff at Hospice.

BRADBURY - Arthur Frederick 'Brad'

was born November 25, 1915 and passed away November 14, 2005. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Marge; daughters, Patricia (Garfield) and Joan (Dan); granddaughters, Jennie and Paige; and many relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, November 21, 2005 at the Ladner United Church, 4960 - 48th Avenue, Ladner. No flowers please.

WILLIAMS - Walter (Wally)
August June 7, 1949 - November 10, 2005.

After a brave but short illness, Wally passed away peacefully on November 10, 2005 with his family by his side. ''Pop'' will be sadly missed by his wife, Joanne; his three children, Michelle (Corey), Tanya (Matt) and Kyle; and four grandchildren, Taylor, Dawson, Ethan and Isabella. Wally was predeceased by his proud father, Harold Williams, and loving mother, Dorothy Williams. Wally was born and raised in his family home on the Tsawwassen Reserve. After he left school, he worked at Celtic Shipyards, then moved on to the BC Forest Service. Later, he was Chief of the Tsawwassen Band for two terms. As Chief, he was the driving force of the Stahaken Development. In his semi-retirement, he was the proud landscaper of that development. Wally devoted his life to his wife, children and grandchildren, whether it was on vacation in Mexico, Hawaii, California or just enjoying his beautiful backyard watching his grandchildren swimming in the pool. Joanne and his family would like to invite their friends and family to come and celebrate Wally's life with them on Saturday, December 3, 2005, between the hours of 12pm to 3pm, at his home, #140 N. Tsawwassen Drive, Delta, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Children's Hospital.


Born in Wynyard, Saskatchewan, August 20th, 1925 - November 12th, 2005. Taken suddenly, but left in peace. Predeceased by her father Charles Edgar, Mother Sigridur Lilja, sister Ethel Mae, husband Douglas Guy Julian. Survived by brother Glen Robertson (Helen), sister Lavina Griffiths (Frank), daughter Karen Froese (Eric), daughter Kim Ferguson (Scott), grandchildren Jennifer, Jesse (Kylie), Sean, Kirsten (Tyler), Andrew and Cheryl. Great granddaughters Rhiannon, Tate, Payton and Faris. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all. We will miss her sense of humour. Her fried chicken was the best! At Doreen's request Cremation and no Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice. Delta Funeral Home (604) 946-6040

SMITH - Mary Luisa
April 21, 1905 - November 13, 2005

Mary passed away peacefully at Delta Hospital on Sunday, November 13 at age 100. She was born and raised in Nanaimo but spent most of her adult life in Vancouver, except for a few years she lived in California. At age 98 she moved from her Tsawwassen home to Augustine House Seniors Residence in Ladner. Mary leaves her only son Edwin Earle Jolly and his wife Ida, four grandchildren Patricia, Edwin (Nadine), Adrienne and William (Donna). She was blessed with 11 great grandchildren, Geoffrey, Todd, Kate, Kevin, Michael, Linda, Daniel, Sarah, Kaylen, Liam and Cameron. Arrangements to be handled by Delta Funeral Home with memorial service at a later date. No flowers by request.


Born May 8, 1940 in Winnipeg, died suddenly of heart failure November 12, 2005. Predeceased by her parents, sister Ruth and brother Gerhardt. She will be lovingly remembered by her surviving sister Heidi (Irwin), Pentiction and by her husband Gordon Newhouse and stepson David of Tsawwassen. Margaret graduated from UBC with a BA degree and subsequently a M Ed (Educational Counselling) degree and for some 25 years served with distinction as counsellor at South Delta Secondary School. Margaret will be fondly remembered by countless former students. Cremation. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. PER ARDUA AD ASTRA

LIVINGSTONE - William (Bill)
Sept. 17, 1921 - Nov. 14, 2005

It is with great sadness that his family announces his passing on November 14th at the age of 84. William was predeceased by his wife Lily in 1997. He will be missed by his loving children Ray (Lesley Anne), Hazel (Joe), Niall (Diane), Lorraine (Larry) and Margaret, and his beloved grandchildren Jennifer, Sean, Raeanne and Jordie as well as many friends and relatives here and in Britain. Funeral service will be held on Monday, November 21st at 11 am at Ladner Baptist Church, 5624 Ladner Trunk Road with reception to follow. The family greatly thanks the Haven House staff for bringing comfort and care to Bill's life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC. Delta Funeral Home (604) 946-6040

MACKIE / McBEATH - Mary Jane (nee Leckie)

died peacefully at Kiwanis Care Centre in North Vancouver. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Macdonald; sister, Barbara Haas; grandsons, Jacob and Leon Willy; and cousins, Mark and Don Rose and Beth Unsworth. Mary Jane was a dedicated elementary teacher for many years in North Vancouver. A service will be held on Friday, November 25th, 2pm at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer Society.


The family wishes you to join them in a celebration of his life. Saturday, March 13, 2004 1:00 p.m. at Green Timbers Urban Forest, 14500 100 Ave. Surrey. Reception to follow.

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